Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1998

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ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO CONSIDER THEMSELVES SOUTHERNERS: Would you say that being a Southerner is very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important to you?
  1) VERY IMPORTANT
  2) SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT
  3) NOT VERY IMPORTANT
  4) NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
VERY IMPORTANT 6 28.6% 28.6% -1.1
SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT 12 57.1% 85.7% .06
NOT VERY IMPORTANT 1 4.8% 90.5% 1.21
NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT 2 9.5% 100% 2.37

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

MALE FEMALE TOTAL
VERY IMPORTANT 22.2%
2
33.3%
4
28.6%
6
SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT 77.8%
7
41.7%
5
57.1%
12
NOT VERY IMPORTANT 0.0%
0
8.3%
1
4.8%
1
NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT 0.0%
0
16.7%
2
9.5%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
9
100.0%
12

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Race (I-RACE)

White Black Native American Asian Other TOTAL
VERY IMPORTANT 23.5%
4
100.0%
1
50.0%
1
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
30.0%
6
SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT 58.8%
10
0.0%
0
50.0%
1
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
55.0%
11
NOT VERY IMPORTANT 5.9%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
5.0%
1
NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT 11.8%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
10.0%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
17
100.0%
1
100.0%
2
100.0%
0
100.0%
0

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Marital status (I-MARITAL)

MARRIED DIVORCED SEPARATED WIDOWED SINGLE TOTAL
VERY IMPORTANT 30.0%
3
33.3%
2
0.00%
0
50.0%
1
0.0%
0
28.6%
6
SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT 60.0%
6
50.0%
3
0.00%
0
50.0%
1
66.7%
2
57.1%
12
NOT VERY IMPORTANT 10.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
4.8%
1
NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT 0.0%
0
16.7%
1
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
33.3%
1
9.5%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
10
100.0%
6
100.0%
0
100.0%
2
100.0%
3

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Religious preference (I-RELIG)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other None TOTAL
VERY IMPORTANT 42.9%
6
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
35.3%
6
SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT 35.7%
5
100.0%
3
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
47.1%
8
NOT VERY IMPORTANT 7.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
5.9%
1
NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT 14.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
11.8%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
14
100.0%
3
100.0%
0
100.0%
0
100.0%
0

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Political party (I-PARTY)

REPUBLICAN DEMOCRAT INDEPENDENT OTHER TOTAL
VERY IMPORTANT 33.3%
2
28.6%
2
28.6%
2
0.00%
0
30.0%
6
SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT 33.3%
2
71.4%
5
57.1%
4
0.00%
0
55.0%
11
NOT VERY IMPORTANT 16.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
5.0%
1
NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT 16.7%
1
0.0%
0
14.3%
1
0.00%
0
10.0%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
6
100.0%
7
100.0%
7
100.0%
0

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Education (I-EDUC)

Less than High School High School graduate Some college College graduate Post college graduate TOTAL
VERY IMPORTANT 0.0%
0
28.6%
2
50.0%
2
28.6%
2
0.0%
0
28.6%
6
SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT 100.0%
1
57.1%
4
25.0%
1
57.1%
4
100.0%
2
57.1%
12
NOT VERY IMPORTANT 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
25.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
4.8%
1
NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT 0.0%
0
14.3%
1
0.0%
0
14.3%
1
0.0%
0
9.5%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
1
100.0%
7
100.0%
4
100.0%
7
100.0%
2

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Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $10,000 Less than $20,000 Less than $40,000 Less than $60,000 $60,000 or greater TOTAL
VERY IMPORTANT 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
50.0%
2
0.0%
0
100.0%
2
36.4%
4
SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT 0.0%
0
100.0%
2
25.0%
1
50.0%
1
0.0%
0
36.4%
4
NOT VERY IMPORTANT 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
50.0%
1
0.0%
0
9.1%
1
NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT 100.0%
1
0.0%
0
25.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
18.2%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
1
100.0%
2
100.0%
4
100.0%
2
100.0%
2

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